Questions tagged [united-kingdom]

Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Moving from Germany to UK

I am Adeniyi. I have lived in Germany for three years but I am stateless. I want to move to live with my partner and my son; both live in London. My question is according to the questionnaire read ...
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Getting my first provisional driving licence in uk using my BRP (new arrival non EU citizen)

Hi please need your help, I'm trying to get my first provisional driving licence in uk, given that I should show my adress for the last 3 years,considering I just moved here about few months ago, what ...
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UK citizen living in canada for three years - do i change my address in the UK to canada?

I am a UK citizen living in Canada on a sponsored work permit for three years. I still have a property in the UK, so should I keep that as my address with banks, credit cards etc or should I update ...
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UK Tier 5 Youth Moblity visa never used and is expired, what can I do ?

I'm a Canadian citizen and got a Tier 5 Youth Moblity visa 2 years ago as I thought I would need it but a last minute change made me stay in Canada. This means my visa is no longer valid and has ...
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Giving birth to a child in UK

I am currently in the UK on a visit visa since the 13th of October 2018 with my UK husband. He has British citizenship by Descent through his father. Now I am pregnant and my due date is on the 7th of ...
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is job hunting in the UK harder than in the US [closed]

As a non-EU (non US either) person, is job hunting in maths/physics fields in the UK harder than in the US? The reasons I suspect: UK has a smaller market; UK has stricter interviews. I'm not asking ...
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Can I have dual citizenship?

I was born in England to a British citizen mother. I was adopted by US military family stationed in England when I was a child and later became a US naturalized citizen. Can I get a dual ...
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Can I reuse the certificate of sponsorship after Tier 2 general visa refusal if the COS status is still “assigned”?

I made an application for UK Tier 2 general visa as I had a valid CoS and other documents as well. I failed to provide UK NARIC report for proof of English language. So, the decision was refusal for ...
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(UK - Tier 2 visa) I am a tier 2 visa holder and was overseas (out of UK) when I was dismissed from my job. I am still overseas, can I return to UK?

I am a Tier 2 visa holder employed by a large accounting firm in London, UK. I was dismissed from my job 2 weeks ago whilst out out of the UK (was overseas). I left the UK on 31 Nov 18, was ...
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What we need to do exactly to move to the UK?

I’m non-EU, Egyptian, and my wife is British and we want move to the UK. We been officially married for 3 years and we moved to Malta 8 month ago. Now I have a resident card in Malta, valid for 5 ...
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International and EU passport, which do i use for living rights?

I'm asking on behalf of my girlfriend. She holds an Italian passport and a Uruguayan passport. She's looking to either move to or study in the UK to live with me. In regard to living in the UK or ...
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Can a minor (3 year old) apply for UK Tier-2 Dependent visa alone?

I want first to apply for UK Tier-2 general visa for myself.After travelling to UK and settled comfortably (assuming 3 or 4 months later), will apply for my 3 year old daughter's dependent visa. Is ...
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EEA citizen question about “Settled Status” in UK after Brexit. Particularly the 5 years continuous residence requirement

I am an EEA citizen, and have lived in the UK for 22 years. First came in 1995 and started studying and then started working full-time (I was also working part-time during studies). I worked full-time ...
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UK Visa for Plab 2 Financial consideration: Regular Deposits from a Sibling

I’d like to appreciate the help provided by this forum. I’ll be applying for a visa to take the plab 2 exam and I’m not quite sure about whether or not my financial situation poses any “refusal” ...
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I need to know more about applying for a 10 years visa

I am applying for a study visa in the UK I can you tell me if I can do so on a 10 years visa
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How/Will UK customs charge me if I bring my household goods to UK?

I am going to move to UK from Iran and I want to bring my own furnitures, home appliances, carpets and ecetera with my self. I have found a company here which can deliver them by Liverpool port, but ...
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EEA Family Permit - Application form family details

I'm a non-EU-citizen currently living in Lithuania while my Lithuanian wife has been living and working in the UK for 2 months already. My question is, in Family Details, do I have to give my parents'...
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Switch from student visa tier 4 to youth mobility

Is it possible to move from study visa for 3 years under tier 4 to to youth mobility if in the Commonwealth? I should explain: I'm currently studying for 3 years in the UK following which I plan to ...
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Moving to England advice - EU husband, Aussie wife, US child :) [duplicate]

Just looking for a little clarity, as the internet has us a tad confused. Thanks in advance :) We are a family currently living in the US (both green card holders). I'm an Australian passport holder. ...
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Can I add UK and French citizenship to my US citizenship? Mother British, father French

My mother was born in England 1964 and immigrated to the US in 1970 and is a Permanent resident alien. My father was born in France in 1960 to Italian parents, immigrated to US in 1970. My father ...
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Getting a UK visa at Calais [closed]

My mum is a Moldovan national holding a biometric passport which allows her to travel to PARIS. I am a U.K.sitizen. I would like her to visit me at Christmas. Can she get a two weeks entry visa to the ...
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work permit from Sweden to work in UK?

I currently have a Schengen visa and work in Sweden. I have a job offer to evaluate in the UK. Is it possible for me to ask for a temporary permit from Sweden to work in UK? Or do I have to look at ...
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UK citizen: how do I return to the UK with Kenyan husband and daughter?

My family and I are British citizens. We moved to Kenya in 2011 for a change of atmosphere and new environment from our busy life in London. A few years on and in 2016, I got married to a Kenyan ...
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Would my infant daughter born in UK need a TB screening test to return to UK?

My daughter was born in UK in Fenruary 2018. She left UK on 25 April 2018 with her mother to go back home to Pakistan. I am now applying for her visa to join me in March 2019. Would she need to get ...
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Can I live in the UK with a German passport?

So I have a German passport,and i want to live in the UK, is that possible? Or do I have to get a visa, or something like that?
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Will I have to pay duty on silver brought into the UK?

We are travelling to the UK for a three-year stay and not able to get a clear idea of how many silver items can be carried without paying duty fees. We are planning to take the following: all ...
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EU (non-UK) citizen moving out of United Kingdom. How do I unregister to vote?

I am an EU (Dutch) citizen currently resident in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. I am currently registered to vote. I will move to Germany soon. According to ...
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EEA family permit form - how to answer when/where did you first meet if we met online?

On the EEA family permit form it asks: When did you first meet X? Where did you first meet X? I don't understand what to answer here because we first met online on the internet. Or do we have to ...
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UK tier 2 extension processing time? [duplicate]

Anyone know how long it takes to receive an extension to a Tier 2 general visa? This was submitted from within the UK. They say it could be 8 weeks from your biometric appointment. But does it ...
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UK visa for non-EEA child of British mother

My wife and I are living in Brazil and intend to immigrate to the UK. We are trying to figure out what is the best way to obtain a visa for our child so she can move with the family. My wife is a ...
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Theoretically elligible for settled status. Does that make newborn daughter British?

I am an Eu citizen living and working in the uK. I believe I am eligible for settled status: I was living for 6 years in the UK until 2013 exercising treaty rights. Between 2013 and 2016 I have been ...
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Drive in the UK on Indian licence

I moved to UK exactly 12 months ago for work reasons on a Tier 2 General visa and the government website tells me that I can drive for 12 months since I became a resident. How is the resident part ...
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What is the best time-interval to send follow-up email to a prospective employer in UK?

I have been offered a job in UK by a company which is in the process of acquiring a sponsorship license right now. So I would be able to get a tier 2 visa and work there. I understand that the ...
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EEA Registration Certificate to Resident permit to UK Citizenship

I'm slightly confused about what documents do I need to apply for. I already have a EEA Registration Certificate and now I'm trying to apply for British Citizenship. It say that I must have a ...
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Can a UK Tier2 dependent work in other EU countries with valid work permit and schengen visa

I am currently working in Belgium with valid Work Permit and Resident Permit. My wife is working in UK with Tier 2 General Visa. Can I get UK Tier2 dependent visa and work in Belgium with my current ...
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My wife is from the UK, I'd like to visit with her and work

I'm from Australia and my wife and I are planning on settling in Australia so we live here, she is going back to the UK for 6 months and id like to go with her and work for that time. Is there any ...
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Is the validity of a foreign driving license for a new UK resident 12 months from issue of RP or arrival?

If you get your provisional license during that first 12 months, you are not required to show L-plates during that first 12 months (the time that your foreign licence is still valid). You also don't ...
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BRP for change of name and passport still with maiden name

I need to change my Biometric residence Permit (BRP) to my married name, however my passport with my maiden name is still valid (I renewed only last year). Can I apply for the change of name in the ...
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can I drive a uk registered car with my greek driving license?

Just moved to the UK for a maximum period of 12 months. If I buy a second hand car can I drive it using my greek driving license? Does the license need revision or accepted as is? How is regulated the ...
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How can I drive my Greek registered car in the UK

I just moved to the UK with the intent to work but with a short term contract of 12 months (internship position). I realized that the working place is in a very isolated area without public means. The ...
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Strategies for UK migration as a software dev?

Goal: What would be the easiest way to migrate to the UK and live there permanently? Possible Options I can think of: Option 1: Apply for a job that offers Visa Sponsorship. Then get sponsored to ...
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Applying for a Sweden student visa while in UK as a student for an Indian citizen

My question is similar to Applying for a Student Visa in Germany from Netherlands as a Non-EU citizen? I am a student in UK enrolled in a Masters program. I recently finished my Masters (September, ...
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Get Permanent Residence now, or wait until March 2019?

I'm in kind of dilemma right now and confused. So beginning of this November, 2018, I just completed my 5 years residency in the UK but my non-EEA family RC will expire in April 23rd. I'm married to ...
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Do I need a tenancy agreement in my name for T2 Dependant visa [UK]?

Im applying for my daughter to come join me in March 2019. She was born in UK but had to travel back for a few months as her mother needed to be back home for some family matters (The mother has a T2 ...
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UK comparability diploma for IT council

I am Portuguese and I am also a bachelor of Information Systems. I would like to make a comparability assessment of my degree to join some university in the UK. Does anyone have more accurate ...
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Third-party citizen married to EU citizen to work in the UK

I am a Brazilian citizen married to an Italian wife living in an EU country and I've got a job offer in England while outside the UK and we are willing to go. I understand EU citizens have free-...
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Is it neccessary for doctoral students to register car in a different EU country to their home country?

I'm about to start a Phd in France, moving from the UK, and am looking to get a car for when I am there. I would like to know if it is necessary to register a car bought in the UK, in France under ...
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Non EU citizen living in the uk

I have been in the Uk on different visas for nearly 12 years now and have been married to an EU citizen for 4 and a half. Am i now allowed to apply for a permanent visa? if so what do i need ? Thank ...
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Can you please give me the email address to send documents from India to Sheffield

I am looking for the correct email address to send documents to Sheffield for a UK visa application. I have been asked to submit my criminal record certificate which I had already scanned at visa ...
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Can we get same sex fiance visa even if we only met once?

I have a boyfriend who is from germany but he is currently working in UK... We've been together for almost 6months and he wanted me to go with him in UK.. We wanted to get married in the future.. ...